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    Question Huge static/white noise in my mic, even with it muted.

    I have tried literally every fix under the sun at this point to try and fix this, I have: -Uninstall and reinstalled the latest version of Realtek drivers -Switched from Realtek to High Definition Audio (no difference) -Replaced my headset TWICE, I even bought a different brand headset today...
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    Question Can I run my computer on my motherboard box?

    I have every component needed except my case and that’ll take 4-7 days to come in the mail so I was wondering if I could use my asus rog crosshair vii hero motherboard case and just run it on that until the case comes?
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    Question Weird static noise is it normal ?

    Hey guys, so recently I have been hearin something strange coming from my Seasonic focus plus gold 550W psu. It's a sort of constant static noise and it's when I point my ear specifically in the direction of my psu and when I put my ear directly to it I can hear it really clear. I bought a...
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    [SOLVED] My CPU and CPU cooler touched Plastic Wrap will the static break them?

    I am trying to sell and i5 4460 on eBay and I put plastic wrap below the CPU so when I can take pictures of it, it won't touch the floor. I thought that the static will go away from the plastic wrap after a while because it was already all wrinkled. But it might have broken the CPU from the...
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    [SOLVED] Static noise on monitor after installing amd display drivers

    Hello. I bought new PC and after installing AMD Drivers (which I got from their website) for Ryzen 3 2200G with Vega 8 and restarting my PC to complete the installation I get static noise on my screen every 3-4 seconds lasting about the same. I have tried latest available drivers as well as 2...
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    Question Computer only shows static and black screen

    My computer had a problem where it would freeze and boot loop multiple times a day. At first I thought it was my SSD or RAM, and I switched both but the problem kept happening. But the other day my computer wouldn't even turn on, so I tried to clean it and change the thermal paste. After that, I...
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    Question Small shock when touching cpu cooler.

    Hi. I just built my first rig last night, so please don't be hard on me. Last night, before I used an AVR for my pc I felt a small shock touching the cpu cooler. But now that I'm using an AVR i never felt any shock. I also let my brother touched the cooler (after grounding) and he didn't felt...
  8. K

    Question How do I properly ground myself when building pc

    So I have a basic understanding on how grounding works... You install PSU in the case, plug it to the outlet with the PSU switch turned OFF... except in my scenario, I'll be plugging the PSU in a surge protector board with a switch on it... and then to the wall outlet... which ALSO has a switch...
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    How to fix headset mic not working with y-splitter?

    Hi, I recently bought this y-splitter for my HyperX Clouds II; However, the mic does not want to work. In the sound settings on Windows, the bars fill up green indicating that some sound is coming through the mic. I discovered that it's just static that is playing through the mic, it doesn't...
  10. cosmoprime

    Question Screen Flickers when a Keyboard is Touched

    My refurbished Dell monitor flickers anytime someone touches their keyboard (mine or my co-workers) and they get a static shock. Anyone have this issue?
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    [SOLVED] Can my parts be dead or defective because of this?

    Hi. I had the silly idea (and maybe dumb) of taking a pic to show off the parts i recently bought. Thing is i displayed it in a... unusual surface (for the lols) and i was told that my parts could be either dead or defective due to static discharge but the parts were/are sealed from the...
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    Question Did my CPU kill my Motherboard

    Hello. I have an MSI Micro ATX LGA 1150 board. I have a Pentium I was going to test before selling on eBay. While walking over to the PC, i dropped the CPU onto my longhair, fluffy, static-prone cat. It slid down her fur and into the floor. I picked the CPU up and blew on it and briefly touched...
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    [SOLVED] Static on screws?

    Hi I builded my new pc about a week ago and yesterday i noticed when i touched the PSU screws i felt some static on me. Everything seems to be working perfectly i've had around 40-50 hours gameplay 0 crashes,blue screens etc. I looked about it but i did't find something clear that i could...
  14. N

    Samsung 970 evo overheating?

    So recently I've been thinking about getting a new ssd since I'm low on memory and I've ended up choosing between 970 evo and 860 evo. And the deciding factor for me would be the temperatures of 970 evo, overheating and how much of a problem they are. So basically if I'll struggle with the...
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    Best NVidia Global Settings for Mid-Range Gaming Laptop (Please check specs)

    I´ve been lately playing heavier games on my laptop. At the start everything worked fine, but after some time I´ve been getting some FPS drops. I usually play Rainbow Six Siege, and I was wondering what the best in-game settings and the best NVidia settings I could select. I'd usually prefer...
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    Various Internet Problems

    I just built a new PC and I'm having various issues with my internet. My ISP tech support was no help so I figured I'd come here. I pay for 200 mbps internet that comes in through a modem supplied by my ISP, which is then connected to my brand new Linksys WRT 32X router in the primary port. I've...
  17. ajmcgrady3

    Super Slow Download Speed?

    Paying for 20mb/s. I'm getting 2.0mb/s while downloading anything on my PC.
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    HDD and SSD Power-On-Hours (POH) and MTBF

    Hello! I just recently build a PC with a whole bunch of drives in it. I have 4 500GB HGST Deskstars (used, about 63.3K hours each from Craigslist), a Samsung 950 PRO SSD, and a 4TB Seagate Barracuda (new as of a year ago when I purchased it), among a few other unimportant drives. I have my...
  19. N

    weird smell from pc

    Just wondering if something needs to be fixed. There is this computery smell coming from my pc. It smells strong coming from the heatsink. I can smell it from the gpu fan slot too but unsure. It seems to be worsened when under load such as gaming or software. Is this normal? I mean the pc is...
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    Need advice about durability of HDMI Port

    Hello, First of all, I'm not able to find a suitable category for this topic here, so moderators can move this post to a better category if needed. I recently bought xbox one x almost a week ago and I'm curious about one thing, I plan to keep the xbox in its bag, so I can take it with me and...
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    volume decreases automatically on lenovo z500, windows 8

    hi i am using lenovo z500 ,windows 8. i just recover my laptop to its initial point .after recovery suddenly the volume goes down automatically again and again . whenever i press the volume up button .volume goes down , and volume bar popup again and again . i already have made changes like ...
  22. K

    Ddr3 ram for kabylake

    So I wanted to upgrade my mobo and my processor.i was thinking of getting a gigabyte ha h110m ds2 ddr3 mobo (bios updated) with i5 7400. I dont hv enuf money for a ddr4 ram and mobo. So I ws gonna reuse my old ddr3 ram. But we can only use ddr3l ram for kaby lake. But only one of my ram is...
  23. N

    Computer won't Start - PSU, MoBo, CPU

    Issue: A few days ago while playing games, my computer shut itself off (in such a way that I first thought that there was a power outage to the whole building). Moments later I noticed a slight amount of smoke coming from the desktop tower, I also believe just prior to shutting off that I heard...
  24. hbake17

    Audio converstion toslink/usb?

    Are there any devices on the market that will allow me to plug the USB dongle from my logitec headphones in that will also accept a toslink cable? I want to set my systems up so they all funnel into my headphones so at night I can play games on the TV through a console or just watch the TV. I...
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    NEW PC black screen, stuck sound, restarting only when gaming!

    Got a new PC three days ago and it is black screen crashing ONLY when playing games or running benchmark test. Sometimes if I wait a while it'll restart the PC other times I have to turn it off by holding power button. All temperatures are within optimal working range. I have used DDU to...
  26. R

    I5 7600 3,5ghz 75 degrees

    When im playing H1Z1/ PUBG which are the games i play the most my cpu temperature reachs ~70 degrees sometimes ~78 even. Is this normal?
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    What does only one-dimm per channel mean? And will this work... ?

    Ryzen CPU's support only 1 dimm per channel for higher memory speeds (2666 or 3000MHz and above?) The motherboard I plan on buying has 4 RAM slots, so what exactly is meant by 1 dimm per channel? I have 1x8GB of RAM and I plan on upgrading to 2x8 once I get the money to do so. So if I insert the...
  28. M

    Plz help me

    Can u tell me the best 2GB graphic card for optiplex Gx620 under Rs.2000
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    EZ debug LED starts at CPU for 1/2 second, then stays at DRAM for 5, then turns off...?

    Just assembled a new computer. G4560 XFX RX 480 4G Rosewill Photon 550w 80+ gold modular msi b150 PC MATE corsair vengeance 8gb x1 2666 kingston 120gb SSD hitachi 2tb HDD My manual simply says very uninformative crap like "if light on DRAM, DRAM error." What's it mean when it starts at CPU...
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    Is it ok to use dual molex to 8 pin adapter on GTX 1070?

    I just build my first PC for gaming yesterday and I decided to take gtx 1070 with 550w psu. The thing is my psu doesn't have 8 pin connector, So I decided to put dual molex to 8 pin adapter since it comes with my gpu. Is it safe to do that? My Specs: processor: Intel i5 7500 mobo: Biostar...
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    How Do I Interpret These "Hot CPU" Test Results?

    Hi everyone, In relation to another thread I have about a busted new PC build, I ran a Hot CPU test and am not sure how to read the log. I started the program and went to sleep - it looks like it only ran for ~7 minutes if I'm reading it correctly. Do you think these results indicate a CPU...
  32. B

    Disk 100% usage, Sager Laptop. Looked up many solutions would like some guidance.

    NP8255-S Sager Latop. (2013) Short Answer: High disk usage when opening apps (almost anything), spiking to 50 - 100%. System then becomes extremely slow doing any process. Minutes, sometimes. Restarting does not help. Long answer and what I've tried: It's probably getting old, but figured i'd...
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    CPU Idles over 90 C*

    i5-6600k idles well over 90 C* system is watercooled. i have tried replacing the thermal paste, and it did not help at all.. i tried updating the BIOS and nothing seems to work, Anyone got any ides? GeForce GTX 970 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600K CPU 3.50GHz 16 GB RAM Windows 10
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    GTX 1070 Strix Drivers...

    This may be a silly question but, after installing my GPU, should I download the drivers from Nividia or Asus for the 1070 Strix? Secondly, with my ASUS mobo, should I update the BIOS or keep it as it is? Thanks a million.
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    new computer wont even boot to bios

    hello guys. Yesterday my fellow built up a new computer of mine. Thing is it doesnt even boot to bios. I was wondering if anybody can help me.
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    VLC Video Conversion Problem.

    Hello everyone!! :) I an trying to convert some .avi videos into .mp4 video formats using VLC convert/save option. But after the conversion is done it steams the video and just keeps on streaming and stops responding. During Conversion CPU meter goes to 100% So why does after conversion the...
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    Regular BSODs on PC, almost always caused by "ntoskrnl.exe"

    For pretty much as long as I can remember I've been getting frequent blue screens on my desktop PC with varying error messages that aren't usually very helpful. I've ran MemTest, chkdsk and sfc /scannow in command prompt. In BlueScreenView I noticed that almost every crash was caused by the...
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    Windows 10 turns on and shuts off ethernet

    So I've had windows 10 for about 4 or 5 days. Now out of nowhere my ethernet just stopped working but its plugged in. I go to troubleshoot and it says that the wire is unplugged or damaged. I tried using it on my laptop and its working fine. I've tried uninstalling and updating the drivers...
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    What should i upgrade in my PC

    Hello guys, I'm using a PC with following specifications: - Chip: Core i5 6500 - VGA: MSI GTX1070 GAMING X 8G - RAM: 8GB DDR4 2133MHZ - PSU: 500W - MAIN: MSI B150M NIGHT ELF - SSD: SAMSUNG EVO 750 120GB - HDD: SEAGATE 1TB - WINDOWS 10 PRO 64 I'm playing 02 games: CS GO and L.O.L. But the FPS...
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    My screen on my Lenova laptop went dim..HELP!

    My screen on my Lenova laptop went dim after pressing the F10 key by accident. This happened before and I read a post that said you just press a certain key upon startup and it worked. But nw I don't remember what key that was. Anyone know what key to press upon startup that will fix the problem?